Caf#233; on the Common loses at least $30,000 per year

by Beacon Staff • April 2, 2008

The Emerson Cafeacute;'s summer food cart has lost between $30,000 and $35,000 per year for the past 11 years, according to Emerson officials.

Student tuition dollars pay for the outdoor EmCaf, which is open for five months of the year, said Vice President of Public Affairs David Rosen.,The Emerson Cafeacute;'s summer food cart has lost between $30,000 and $35,000 per year for the past 11 years, according to Emerson officials.

Student tuition dollars pay for the outdoor EmCaf, which is open for five months of the year, said Vice President of Public Affairs David Rosen.

Margaret Ing, associate vice president of community and governmental relations, said the college plans to run the cafeacute; for another three years because of a contract with the city of Boston.

For commentary, see "Emerson foodcart a giant flop"